Felixstowe – St John the Baptist, Suffolk

Felixstowe – St John the Baptist, Suffolk

William Henry Myddelton Kersey Location: St John’s Church (St John the Baptist) Town/village: Felixstowe County: Suffolk Postcode: IP11 7PW Details on cross: The letters R.I.P. are on a GRU tag at the top of the cross. CAPT WHM KERSEY 166. S.B.R.G.A. 17.10.17...
Kirkby in Cleveland – St Augustines

Kirkby in Cleveland – St Augustines

Major Clive Macdonnell Dixon Location:  St Augustines Church Town/village: Kirkby in Cleveland County: North Yorkshire (Cleveland) Postcode: TS9 7AW Details on cross: A simple, well made wooden cross with the following hand painted inscription. RIP above the...
Minto – Minto Church, (Roxburghshire), Borders

Minto – Minto Church, (Roxburghshire), Borders

Location: Minto Town/village: Minto Church, County: Roxburghshire Postcode: TD9 8SG Details on cross: Starting at the top of the shaft:- Small metal (tin?) plate stamped with G R U, two small nails Badge of the Scots Guards (no obvious fixing) Christ on a crucifix.  A...
Claverley – All Saints, Shropshire

Claverley – All Saints, Shropshire

Captain E G Gatacre Location: All Saints Church Town/village: Claverley County:  Shropshire Postcode:  WV5 7DS Details on cross: Simple cross with the words (some quite faded): In Memory Of Captain E G Gatacre 2 Duke of Wellingtons R Died Of Wounds 20.2.16 Text type...
Captain Henry Skrine

Captain Henry Skrine

The chill evening air of late September 1915 seeped through the greatcoats of the remaining men of A Company, 6th Battalion Somerset Light Infantry. They had seen a day of terrible fighting that had killed five of their number and wounded many more. Not far from the...
Nettleham – All Saints, Lincolnshire

Nettleham – All Saints, Lincolnshire

Edward Thesiger Frankland Hood Location: All Saints Church Town/village: Nettleham County: Lincolnshire Postcode: LN2 2PD Details on cross: IN MEMORY OF A GREAT COLONEL LT COL E.T.F HOOD DSO. CROIX DE GUERRE COMMANDING 38 ARMY BD RFA DIED OF WOUNDS 15TH MAY 1918 at...
Dymchurch – St Peter & St Paul, Kent

Dymchurch – St Peter & St Paul, Kent

Thomas William Underhill Location: St. Peter and St Paul Church Town/village: Dymchurch County: Kent Postcode: TN29 0LD Details on cross: RIP In Loving Memory of T.W. UNDERHILL 8th Bn THE BUFFS KILLED IN ACTION 18.8.1916 Text type: Painted in black paint, capitals and...
Lydd – All Saints, Kent

Lydd – All Saints, Kent

Henry George Balchin Location: All Saints Church Town/village: LyddCounty: Kent Postcode: TN29 9AY Details on cross: The number 33754 and the name BALCHIN on a small metal plaque above YRS on a small metal plaque as follows; 22754 BALCHIN YRS Text type: Tags but not...
Hythe – St Leonards, Kent

Hythe – St Leonards, Kent

Robert Aubrey Hildyard Location: St Leonards Church Town/village: Hythe County: Kent Postcode: CT21 5DN Details on cross: GREATER LOVE HATH NO MAN (nearly illegible) 2nd LT. R.A. HILDYARD 1st KINGS OWN L—s Killed in Action (italics) Text type: Painted in black...
Halesworth, St Mary – Suffolk

Halesworth, St Mary – Suffolk

Andrew Johnston Location: St Mary’s Church Town/village: Halesworth County: Suffolk Postcode: IP19 8LL Details on cross: Lieut. A. Johnson, 30/10/17, RIP, 21 Squad R.F.C Text type: Painted black on white metal roundel on propeller boss. The roundel is 230mm in...